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Rust in peace: Memory bugs in C and C++ code cause security issues so Microsoft is considering alternatives once again

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Dumb

If there were no compromises to be done for security, developers would already write (or mostly let the computer write) ultra secure code.

Believing a language change is a panacea stinks, plus it doesn't even take into account the training of Microsoft's 30k+ developers.

This isn't to say Rust hasn't a bigger role to play at Microsoft - maybe it will, but we would already know if security was as easy as a language's switch.

Our friends at npm have been a top malware injector, and they are Rust lovers.

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